how to install firmware for wifi when lan is not working
holtzm at cox.net
Fri Sep 16 17:57:36 UTC 2011
On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 04:51:36PM +0300, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Abhishek Dixit <abhidixit87 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop.
> > Wireless is not working.
> > I do not have a lan card working so as to connect to it and use.Any
> > how I want to use the wifi so what do I need to install on it.
> > I will need to download any thing in the windows OS only (my laptop is
> > dual boot) and then install in Ubuntu.
> > So how should I go on.
> > lspci out put of my device is
> > 0c:00.0 Network controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM4312
> > 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01)
> > Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card [1028:000c]
> > Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17
> > Memory at f69fc000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
> > Capabilities: <access denied>
> > Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge
> > Kernel modules: ssb
> Install package linux-firmware-nonfree.
I'm confused (not unusual). How do you do this if there is no working
wifi under ubuntu? Is the package on the cd? If so you should have
If you think you're getting free lunch,
check the price of the beer.
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